‘It’s as dull as dishwater, and not worth the paper it’s written on’ was how one trustee of a large charity recently described ‘Good Governance – the Code for the Voluntary and Community Sector’ to us. That view may be going a bit far, not least because when introduced in 2005 the Good Governance Code […]

September 30th, 2014

Posted In: Accountability, CSR, Governance, Transparency

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Just a few weeks ago I wrote an article suggesting large charities could do more to describe their corporate social responsibility. As news of Panorama’s programme into Comic Relief’s investment policies fills the Twittersphere, some of the areas I covered are increasingly relevant. I argued that however well documented the public good that charities deliver, […]

December 12th, 2013

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Here’s an article Rosie wrote for September 2013 edition of Charity Finance on why large charities should do more to embrace and showcase their broader social responsibilities. Encouraging good behaviour Corporate social responsibility, or corporate citizenship as it is sometimes known, is not a new idea.  Organisations have been grappling with living within environmental limits, and of […]

September 9th, 2013

Posted In: CSR, Public Trust and Confidence

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